Annemarie van Gaal is an entrepreneur and investor. Her entrepreneurial career began in Russia, where she set up Russia's largest independent publishing house.
Annemarie van Gaal is an entrepreneur and investor. Her entrepreneurial career began in the 1990s in Russia, where she set up Russia’s largest independent publishing company. In 2000, she sold her company and moved back to the Netherlands where she has since founded and managed a number of other companies.
She is best known to the general public from television programs such as Dragons Den (KRO), Ten Einde Raad (NCRV), Een Dubbeltje Op Zijn Kant (RTL4) and Divorce Hotel (RTL4). In addition, Annemarie writes a weekly opinion column in De Telegraaf and columns for de Margriet. Furthermore, she has written several books including: Succes (2009), Ambitie (Entrepreneur Book of the Year 2010), Exit (2011), Financiële Workout (2013), Een Dubbeltje op zijn Kant (2013) and Profit (2014).
Annemarie van Gaal is an inspired speaker and knows how to captivate her audience like no other. A lecture by Annemarie is accessible, informative, entertaining and inspiring. She talks passionately about all aspects of entrepreneurship in which guts and innovation always play a major role. Annemarie van Gaal can be booked as speaker and chairman.
A crisis such as the Corona virus outbreak is a tragedy for many companies: sales plummet while costs continue to rise. Most companies react by pulling out all the stops to limit the damage and get the company through the crisis as best as they can so that once the crisis is over, they can pick up where they left off.
This is unfortunate. In fact, a crisis is the ultimate time to seize new opportunities and recalibrate your company so that it can have a great future. The companies that make the best decisions now are tomorrow’s winners.
Annemarie van Gaal has survived many a crisis with her companies. Just think of the many crises she experienced in Russia in the 1990s and then in many other countries. She gives insights and tips on how to turn the changing market to your advantage and how to seize opportunities while your competitors are still dealing with the problems. In short, how to profit from this crisis as a company.
Wealth does not make one happy, but a financially healthy life is a prerequisite for becoming happy.
With many concrete examples and advice, Annemarie van Gaal manages to get everyone interested in their money matters in this lecture.
Finally, Annemarie gives her ten most important tips that will help you save or earn thousands of euros per year.
There are opportunities everywhere, but the best entrepreneurial opportunities often lie off the beaten path.
By approaching the market differently, organizing your business differently or working with different revenue models, you can turn almost any business into a success.
Annemarie van Gaal explains this using appealing examples and experiences from her own career.
We look at resumes and still too often select people on things like education and experience or let someone’s appearance lead us. In doing so, we squander talent and exclude vulnerable groups.
Annemarie van Gaal explains how, by selecting on things like „talent“ and „commitment,“ you get great results.